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Speakers | 2019 Annual Conference

Senior Fellow | Pop Culture Collaborative

DR. MAYTHA ALHASSEN

News Director and Reporter | KAZU, NPR Monterey Bay Area

KRISTA ALMANZAN

Vice President of Programs | The California Wellness Foundation

FATIMA ANGELES

Vice President of Strategic Initiatives | Northern California Grantmakers

STEVE BARTON

Director, Native Cultures Fund | Humboldt Area Foundation

LINDSIE BEAR

Founder in Residence | PolicyLink

ANGELA GLOVER BLACKWELL

CEO | The San Francisco Foundation

FRED BLACKWELL

Co-Executive Director | California Donor Table

NICOLE BOUCHER

Chief Foundation Officer | Kapor Center

CEDRIC BROWN

Co-Founder and Chief Doer | Black Voters Matter Fund

LATOSHA BROWN

Program Officer | Akonadi Foundation

VANESSA CAMARENA-ARREDONDO

Vice President of Narrative, Arts and Culture | Race Forward

JEFF CHANG

Vice President of Government Relations and Special Advisor to the CEO | Silicon Valley Community Foundation

GINA DALMA

Executive Director | WITH Foundation

RYAN EASTERLY

President | Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

DR. HARVEY FINEBERG

Senior Program Officer | East Bay Community Foundation

AMY FITZGERALD

CEO | Magnify Community

CATHERINE CRYSTAL FOSTER

Co-Chair | Economic Security Project

NATALIE FOSTER

Vice President of Marketing and Communications | The San Francisco Foundation

GAIL FULLER

Grants Program Associate | Ability Central

LISA GALLOWAY

Vice President, News | Google

RICHARD GINGRAS

Coalition Catalyst/National Director | CHANGE Philanthropy

CARLY HARE

Senior Program Director | Justice Funders

RACHEL HUMPHREY

Co-Host and Correspondent | The California Report, KQED

LILY JAMALI

Performer, Writer, and Producer

SARAH JONES

Director, President's Office | Ford Foundation

NOORAIN KHAN

CEO | Women's Foundation of California

SURINA KHAN

President and CEO | Northern California Grantmakers

ELLEN LAPOINTE

Project Director | Grantmakers United for Trans Communities

ALEXANDER LEE

Senior Vice President of Health Care and Community Transformation | Blue Shield of California

PETER LONG

Senior Advisor | Luminate

JACQUELYN MAHENDRA

Assistant to the City Administrator/Chief Resilience Officer | City of Oakland, CA

ALEXANDRIA MCBRIDE

Co-Director | PICO California

REV. BEN MCBRIDE

Co-Director | Center for Story-based Strategy

SHANA MCDAVIS-CONWAY

Regional Manager | California State Council on Developmental Disabilities

SHERADEN NICHOLAU

Senior Program Officer | Walter & Elise Haas Fund

PADMINI PARTHASARATHY

Senior Program Officer | Blue Shield of California Foundation

LUCIA CORRAL PEÑA

Executive Director and Cultural Strategist | CultureStrike

FAVIANNA RODRIGUEZ

Co-Director | Center for Story-based Strategy

BERNICE JULIE SHAW

President | Akonadi Foundation

LATEEFAH SIMON

Correspondent and Producer | AJ+

DENA TAKRURI

Vice President of Public Affairs | The California Wellness Foundation

RICHARD TATE

President and CEO | Silicon Valley Community Foundation

NICOLE TAYLOR

Editor-in-Chief, Reveal | The Center for Investigative Reporting

MATT THOMPSON

Borealis Philanthropy

MAYA THORNELL-SANDIFOR

Founder | Texas Tribune; Co-Founder | American Journalism Project

JOHN THORNTON

Managing Editor | KQED News

VINNEE TONG

City of Stockton

MAYOR MICHAEL TUBBS